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Species Atemelia aetherias - Hodges#2411

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Praydidae (False Ermine Moths)
Genus Atemelia
Species aetherias (Atemelia aetherias - Hodges#2411)
Hodges Number
2411
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Atemelia aetherias (Meyrick, 1927)
Orinympha aetherias Meyrick, 1927 (1)
Size
Meyrick (1927) listed a wingspan of 16 mm. (1)
Identification
Meyrick (1927) original description as Orinympha aetherias is available online. (1)
Range
Western Texas.
Holotype from Alpine, Texas, 5,000', April 1.
The Mississippi Entomological Museum (MEM) has 5 specimens from Cochise Co., AZ. -Kyhl Austin
Print References
Gates, J.F.G., 1965. Catalogue of the Types Specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) Described by Edward Meyrick Vol. 5. British Museum of Natural History. p. 355.
Meyrick, E., 1927. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5, p. 361; pl. 176, figs. 1-1e.
Works Cited
1.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.North American Moth Photographers Group